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Mr Oates started as a Theatre Technician in the UK and New Zealand. He graduated from Birmingham University Medical School in 1979. 4 years ENT Registrar training in the West Midlands (Queen Elizabeth, Birmingham Children's and Heartlands Hospitals) then 4 years Higher Surgical Training as Senior Registrar (Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham and Derby Royal Infirmary). Appointed Consultant by West Midlands Regional Health Authority 1990.
He is Treasurer and sits on the Executive of the Confederation of European ORL-HNS; Co-Founder and Vice President LION Network www.lion-web.org, Executive Council LION Foundation; Previous posts; Treasurer European Association ORL-HNS; President YCOHNS; UK and Eire Representative EUFOS (2 terms of office); Specialist Advisory Committee RCS Edinburgh (2 terms in office); West Midlands Representative Council ENT-UK (2 terms in office); West Midlands ACCEA (2 terms in office); Executive Committee Hearing Aid Council (UK Govt appointment)
He was awarded a Gold Clinical Excellence Award in recognition of sustained contribution to clinical ENT, medical education and management, at UK and International level, by the Government Appointed ACCEA in 2006. This award was revalidated in 2011 in respect of continued performance at this high level.
Areas of interest
Adult and Children ENT problems; ear infections; ear discharge; ear pain; glue ear; hearing loss; dizziness; vertigo; middle ear disease; reconstructive surgery for hearing loss; Laser surgery for Otosclerosis; Laser surgery for cholesteatoma;
Rhinology and Laryngology; sinusitis; nasal problems; nasal polyps; throat; tonsillitis; neck swellings; swallowing problems;
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
NHS Choose and Book Spire Hospitals - Little Aston
NHS Choose and Book - Balance Street Outreach Clinic Uttoxeter
Visiting Consultant - Birmingham Childrens Hospital
Reconstructive middle ear surgery for conductive hearing loss.
Laser middle ear surgery.
Improving results in surgery for Otosclerosis and Cholesteatoma.
The efficacy of teaching by high definition live surgical transmissions and real time discussion with the operating surgeons.
2006 NHS "Gold" Clinical Excellence Award
Reviewed and continued by National ACCEA 2011
Otology and Neurotology
Courses offered to GPs
Talks on General ENT, Hearing and Balance to GPs via Spire Hospitals.
Annual Update meeting for GPs and Hospital Consultants
Rolling appraisal together with colleague and patient feedback, monitored and reported for GMC revalidation and "service delivery" feedback. Documented high levels of satisfaction by patients returning questionnaires filled in on an anonymous basis. 360 degree feedback from medical, paramedical and clerical colleagues
Mortality rate 0%
Readmission rate <3%
- MB ChB Birmingham 1979
- FRCS (Ed) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1985
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Treasurer European Academy of ORL-HNS EAORL-HNS 2013
- Treasurer Confederation of European ORL-HNS CEORL-HNS 2015
- Presidential Council CEORL-HNS CEORL-HNS 2013
- Vice President Live International Otolaryngology Network and Foundation 2013
Affiliations / memberships
Confederation of European ORL-HNS
European Academy ORL-HNS
Midland Institute of Otology
- Burton Clinic Queen's Hospital Belvedere Road...
- 15:30 - 19:00
- 01889 504393
- Spire Little Aston Hospital Little Aston Hall...
- 09:00 - 13:00
- 0121 580 7151
- Spire Little Aston Hospital, B74 3UP
- 08:30 - 13:00
- 0121 580 7151
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Via the hospital where surgery took place or
0121 353 2444 (Spire Little Aston)
01283 566333 (burton Clinic)
01889 504393 (non urgent messages)